EC - Deoxyribose-phosphate aldolase

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Accepted name:
deoxyribose-phosphate aldolase
Other names:
2-deoxyribose-5-phosphate aldolase
deoxyribose-5-phosphate aldolase
2-deoxy-D-ribose-5-phosphate acetaldehyde-lyase
Systematic name:
2-deoxy-D-ribose-5-phosphate acetaldehyde-lyase (D-glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate-forming)


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004139
CAS Registry Number: 9026-97-5
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (338) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Hoffee, P.A.
    2-Deoxyribose-5-phosphate aldolase of Salmonella typhimurium: purification and properties.
    Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 126: 795-802 (1968). [PMID: 4879701]
  2. Jedziniak, J.A. and Lionetti, F.J.
    Purification and properties of deoxyriboaldolase from human erythrocytes.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 212: 478-487 (1970). [PMID: 4989681]
  3. Racker, E.
    Enzymatic synthesis and breakdown of desoxyribose phosphate.
    J. Biol. Chem. 196: 347-365 (1952). [PMID: 12980976]
  4. Hoffee, P. Rosen, O.M. and Horecker, B.L.
    The mechanism of action of aldolases. VI. Crystallization of deoxyribose 5-phosphate aldolase and the number of active sites.
    J. Biol. Chem. 240: 1512-1516 (1965). [PMID: 14285485]

[EC created 1961]